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El Rio y Mar Resort

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Traveller (1138)
Room & Suite (300)
Pool & Beach (132)
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“club paradise”(42 reviews)
“boat ride”(24 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today

Nice views from cottages, good service. They were renovating the restaurant during our stay, but we hardly heard any noise. The resort has two nice infinity pools and an interesting housereef. We enjoyed diving with Dugong Dive Center.

Thank DivingDutchman
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I booked a Cedar Cabana for 2 nights and we were lucky to get that room despite of them being fully booked for the month and I thought it was a good deal. I would've given an Excellent rating had it not...More

Thank Eliss C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were picked up from the airport by mini van and transported to the boat terminal where there was a boat waiting to take us to the resort. The ride was approx 20 mins. We were welcomed by a cool drink and cold towels and...More

1  Thank baghdadpilgrim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great resort, and unbeleiveble cost. the stuff give excellent service and take care of all our needs. the rooms are basics, but dont need more. the only problem is that you need a boat and van to get out of the resort, so you dont...More

Thank Nir G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many amazing points to share! The hospitality of every single staff was amazing and outstanding! From the welcome band to the wait staff to the front desk and ground staff ! Words can not describe how we were welcomed so warmly. They went out...More

Thank MLAbug
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$92 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Quiet Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$92 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Quiet Hotel in San Jose
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (1138)
Room & Suite (300)
Pool & Beach (132)
Dining (108)
Amenities (62)
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Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Mary Jean C
10 May 2018|
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Response from katie_bergmann | Reviewed this property |
If you go on el nido’s website they can answer all of your questions via e mail. They are supper helpful and will answer all of the questions you have regarding time it takes to get there as well as a availability. You... More
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Elizabeth Z
31 March 2018|
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Response from gracitamaldita | Reviewed this property |
Dear Scott and Libby, I suggest that you contact the resort directly for the transfers. I was a guest also 😊
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Elizabeth Z
31 March 2018|
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Response from lues16 | Reviewed this property |
I dont know how far is that from El Rio but I am sure that if you contact them directly, they will accommodate your needs. They have such great staff at the resort!
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Room Tips
"Book for the Cedar Cabana, they only have 4 or 6 of it I think"
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"take the bungalos rooms"
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"Native Cabana is nice and quiet room with awesome view of the sea and mountains"
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"only if you intend to go for snorkelling at a different site"
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